Another selection from our popular weekly e-mail newsletter. This month: How to make call duty fair.
Physicians searching for work are increasingly identifying lifestyle issues as critical factors when making decisions about where to practice. Ranked first among such issues is call duty.
To help maintain a realistic schedule among your physicians that keeps them happily employed in your practice, you may want to fine-tune how you structure your call duty. These tips will get you started:
Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, CPC, is a professional speaker and consultant specializing in practice management. Elizabeth is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and is a Certified Professional Coder. She can be reached at
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This article originally appeared in the July/August 2006 issue of